Lookout Mountain, Lookout site, Los Angeles County, California
Located in Angeles National Forest, Elevation = 6827 ft.
|This is an early view of the former fire lookout on Lookout Mountain. It was the first lookout in the Angeles National Forest, built in 1915 and remained until about 1927 when it was damaged by bad weather. Photos courtesy of John Robinson.
|Another view of the old lookout. In 1926, the physicist A. A. Michelson mounted a system of lights and mirrors on this peak which, in conjunction with apparatus on Mount Wilson, 22 miles to the west, permitted measurement of the speed of light. This peak is on the Hundred Peaks Section List and a hiking description is here: Lookout Mountain